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Help Raise Money for New SOC Fund for Students

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00
Donate to a new fund that helps SOC students who face financial barriers be able to pursue opportunities outside of the classroom like internships and film festivals.
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Women in Business. Women for a Cause.

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00
Liz Yu, MBA ‘17 and Nanelle Nortey, MBA ‘17, student coordinators of the Red Dress Gala, shares the importance of KWIB, and how their role as women in business also means supporting a cause.
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Being Counted: Professor Talks ‘Hidden Figures’ and Minority Women in Math

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00
Math and Stats professor Monica Jackson found her calling at an early age.
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SPA’s Taryn Morrissey Named Urban Institute Visiting Scholar

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:00
SPA Assistant Professor Taryn Morrissey is working this semester as a visiting scholar for the Center for Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC.
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Russia, Trump, and the 2016 election: What’s the best way for Congress to investigate?

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:00
To understand Russian meddling in the 2016 election and links to President Trump's campaign, SIS Professor Jordan Tama's argues that an independent commission is the best investigation option.
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Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Speaks at SPA

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:00
On Feb. 14, SPA and its Center for Environmental Policy welcomed U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Stephen Burns to campus talk about the changing landscape of the nuclear industry.
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SPA’s Taryn Morrissey Named Urban Institute Fellow

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:00
SPA Assistant Professor Taryn Morrissey is working this semester as a visiting scholar for the Center for Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC.
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Leading the Way for Youth in Foster Care

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 00:00
Lexi Ivers, SPA/BA ’18, is using her personal experience and current coursework to prepare her for a career fighting for foster children in the U.S.
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Former State Senator Capri Cafaro Joins SPA as New Executive in Residence

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 00:00
Former Ohio State Senator Capri S. Cafaro is the newest Executive in Residence at American University’s School of Public Affairs in Washington, DC.
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Washington Semester Program Student Interns at the World Bank

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 00:00
Sebastian Urthaler heard about the Washington Semester Program from an alumni he knew in Germany. During his time in DC, Urthaler had the opportunity to intern at the World Bank.
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Commuter Challenge Game Inspires Empathy, Engagement

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
It started with the goal to explore the intersection of games and journalism, and merge those two worlds together.
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Continue Learning after Graduation through Alumni Audit

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
Alumni continue their education and professional development through the Alumni Audit program.
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ZooLights with the SIS Dean

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
SIS graduate student network with alumni at the annual ZooLights and SIS Dean's Reception with Dean James Goldgeier.
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Making Connections Through Dinner with Alumni: A Student's Reflection

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
Ugoeze Achilike tells about her experience meeting alumni and peers through the Dinner with Alumni series.
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A Message from AU Student Government

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
A Message from AU Student Government President, Devontae Torriente
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A Message from the Graduate Student Council

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
A message from the Graduate Student Council President, Gordon-Andrew Fletcher.
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Stories in America: DeRay Mckesson Talks Education and Social Change at AU

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
BLM leader says social justice activism will always be more important than popular.
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Second event in Sondra D. and Howard Bender Israeli New Visiting Israeli Writers Series Hosts Assaf Gavron

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
On Thursday, February 23, AU’s new Sondra D. and Howard Bender Isr
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Libraries and the Fight against Fake News

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
In a ‘post-truth’ era, the ability to discern between reliable and unreliable sources of information is essential. As a skill set, information literacy allows the consumer to evaluate both data and news sources.
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Exploring disAbility as an Identity

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:00
New identity workshop aims to bring people with disabilities to the forefront of AU consciousness.
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